κύκλος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷékʷlos (circle, wheel). Cognate with Mycenaean Greek 𐀓𐀐𐀩𐀄 (ku-ke-re-u).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

κῠ́κλος (kúklosm (genitive κῠ́κλου); second declension

  1. circle, ring
  2. Any circular object, such as a wheel
  3. A crowd of people
  4. marketplace
  5. circular movement
  6. sphere, globe

Declension[edit]

There also exists an irregular plural

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Ancient Greek κύκλος (kúklos).

Noun[edit]

κύκλος (kýklosm (plural κύκλοι)

  1. (geometry) circle
  2. period, cycle
  3. series, cycle
  4. clique, coterie, circle, set (of people)
  5. (sports) circuit, course, track
  6. (education) course
  7. (business) turnover

Declension[edit]

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • see: δακτύλιος m (daktýlios, circle, ring) for a list of other rings and circles'

Derived terms[edit]